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Chail

Chail

Chail is a hill station in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is 44 kilometres (27 mi) from Shimla and 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Solan. It is understood for its salubrious charm and virgin forests. The Chail Palace is well known for its architecture: the palace was built as summer retreat by the Maharaja of Patiala throughout the British Raj, on the land allocated to him by the British for former's assistance in the Anglo-Nepalese Battle. The cricket ground and a polo ground which exists at an altitude of 2,250 m were owned by erstwhile royal family of Patiala. It is the world's highest cricket ground.

Chail is also frequented visited by walkers as it offers remarkable views of the lower Himalayas. It has great trekking points from Junga. Numerous Eco camps are held below. There are many camping sites for campers and walkers, so camping in Chail is most sought after task for enthusiasts.

History of Chail

In 1891, Maharaja Rajendra of Patiala incurred the rage of Lord Kitchener. It brought about the constraint of his entry in the Indian summer capital, Shimla. This incensed the Maharaja as well as he swore to develop a new summer season retreat for him. So he rebuilt the area (Chail) as per his requirements.

After accession to the Indian Union, Maharaja of Patiala donated most of his buildings to Chail Military School as well as Government of India. It is a very good place.

What is Chail famous for?

Chail is a hill terminal in Himachal Pradesh, India. ... The Chail Palace is popular for its style: the palace was developed as summer season retreat by the Maharaja of Patiala throughout the British Raj, on the land allocated to him by the British for former's assistance in the Anglo-Nepalese Battle.

Here are some of the prime tourist attractions in Chail

1. Siddha Baba ka Mandir - A pious place that came on the map of Chail with the inspiration of a saint in dream of Maharaja of Patiyala, it is prominent for outing as well as taking pleasure in Nature, side by side.

2. Cricket Ground - Being an avid cricketer himself, Maharaja of Patiala left no stone unturned to come up with the cricketing ground that is positioned at greater than 2000 m height. The ground is also used for Polo matches and also for Football matches occasionally.

3. Maharaja's Palace - This was the house of the Maharaja as well as is till day kept like that. The site happens to be a major attraction with its antique architectural look coupled with log huts, children's park, lawns, etc. for the visitors on Chail tour.

4. Chail Army School - As the name suggests, it was educating ground for the pressures for the defense of King and his estate.

5. Kali ka Tibba - Dedicated to the fierce Goddess Kali, the holy place is visited by countless vacationers as well as enthusiasts, also offering views of Choor Chandani Peak and Shivalik Range.

6. Chail Gurudwara - One of the main attractions of this place, it was the first building to be constructed by the Maharaja and also afterwards the palace was built. The Gurudwara was built in indo-western style in 1907, the 22 feet (6.7 m) high wooden roof is its main and highlighting feature.